Magnitude-3.2 earthquake rattles area near Richmond, Va.; no damages or injuries reported

The Associated Press
May 21, 2014 07:46 PM

RICHMOND, Va. - The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake shook the capital of Virginia and surrounding areas. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

The USGS reported on its website that the quake happened at 9:47 p.m. Wednesday and had a preliminary magnitude of 3.2. It was centred 32 miles west of the capital of Richmond.

Local television stations reported that numerous residents called in saying they had felt the tremors.

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